The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 551 603 551
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -52
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 64 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.34% 0.80% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 47
Median daily rate £425 £381 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £452 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £84.05 £60.98 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.82% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £84.05 £60.98 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+37.82% +53.40%
JSP 440
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4774 5005 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.60% 9.62% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3113 3113 3087
Median daily rate £428 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 220
Median hourly rate £27.55 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.78% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the England region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 25 £463 +8.82% 2
South West +18 20 £350 -6.66%
North East - 6 £320 -
East of England - 5 £490 -
London -4 4 £500 +58.18%
West Midlands -19 4 £320 -
North West +17 3 £300 -34.78%
JSP 440
UK

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 68 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 46 (42.59%) ITIL
2 46 (42.59%) Project Management
3 45 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 44 (40.74%) Cisco
5 39 (36.11%) Windows
6 38 (35.19%) DV Cleared
7 33 (30.56%) VMware
8 31 (28.70%) Firewall
9 30 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (26.85%) Linux
11 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (24.07%) F5
12 26 (24.07%) ITIL V3
12 26 (24.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 25 (23.15%) Six Sigma
14 24 (22.22%) Unix
15 23 (21.30%) Oracle
15 23 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 22 (20.37%) Information Security
16 22 (20.37%) AIX
16 22 (20.37%) Solaris
17 21 (19.44%) JSP
17 21 (19.44%) Java
17 21 (19.44%) Sun
17 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
17 21 (19.44%) Management Information System
17 21 (19.44%) CESG
17 21 (19.44%) BIG-IP
17 21 (19.44%) Oracle Database

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 18 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.78%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.70%) Firewall
2 21 (19.44%) BIG-IP
3 17 (15.74%) SAN
4 10 (9.26%) LAN
5 9 (8.33%) VoIP
6 7 (6.48%) WAN
7 6 (5.56%) Internet
7 6 (5.56%) LDAP
7 6 (5.56%) SNMP
8 5 (4.63%) DHCP
8 5 (4.63%) DNS
8 5 (4.63%) FTP
8 5 (4.63%) NAS
8 5 (4.63%) Network Security
9 4 (3.70%) SSH
10 3 (2.78%) HTTP
11 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.85%) OSPF
11 2 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.33%) GIS
3 6 (5.56%) DB2
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Legal
4 5 (4.63%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Military
6 3 (2.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Consultant
2 16 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 13 (12.04%) Architect
3 13 (12.04%) Coordinator
4 8 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) CISSP Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 5 (4.63%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.78%) Chief Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Governance Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) JSP
2 17 (15.74%) J2EE
3 8 (7.41%) Web Services
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) CESG
1 21 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (6.48%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.63%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.63%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.70%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
8 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 29 (26.85%) Linux
3 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (22.22%) Unix
5 22 (20.37%) AIX
5 22 (20.37%) Solaris
6 11 (10.19%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) ITIL
1 46 (42.59%) Project Management
2 26 (24.07%) ITIL V3
3 25 (23.15%) Six Sigma
4 22 (20.37%) Information Security
5 21 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (18.52%) Information Assurance
7 17 (15.74%) PRINCE2
8 15 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.04%) QMS
9 13 (12.04%) Security Management
10 12 (11.11%) Migration
11 11 (10.19%) ISMS
12 10 (9.26%) Data Protection
12 10 (9.26%) Information Security Management
12 10 (9.26%) Validation
13 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
14 7 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Java
2 14 (12.96%) C
3 8 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 45 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 38 (35.19%) DV Cleared
4 20 (18.52%) CISSP
5 15 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (11.11%) CLAS
8 11 (10.19%) Degree
9 9 (8.33%) CCNP
9 9 (8.33%) CISM
10 8 (7.41%) CCSP
11 7 (6.48%) CCDP
12 4 (3.70%) CCNA
12 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.78%) BICSI Certification
13 3 (2.78%) BICSI RCDD
13 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (2.78%) CCIE
13 3 (2.78%) ISSAP
13 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 23 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (18.52%) RMADS
4 13 (12.04%) PCI DSS
4 13 (12.04%) SLA
5 3 (2.78%) COBIT
5 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.85%) GxP
7 1 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 30 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) EMC NetWorker
2 18 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (6.48%) OpenView
4 6 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.63%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.63%) SCCM
5 5 (4.63%) SCOM
5 5 (4.63%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (4.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (40.74%) Cisco
2 33 (30.56%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) F5
4 23 (21.30%) Oracle
5 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
5 21 (19.44%) Sun
6 18 (16.67%) BEA
7 15 (13.89%) HP
8 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.19%) Symantec
9 7 (6.48%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.56%) Cognos
10 6 (5.56%) EMC
10 6 (5.56%) Intel Security
10 6 (5.56%) NetApp
10 6 (5.56%) Opsware
11 5 (4.63%) Acronis
12 4 (3.70%) Qualys
12 4 (3.70%) Veritas